Young Acrobat

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Wildside Press LLC, Sep 1, 2007 - Fiction - 196 pages
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Horatio Alger, Jr. (1832-1899) was a 19th-century American author who wrote approximately 135 dime novels. Many of his works have been described as rags to riches stories, illustrating how down-and-out boys might be able to achieve the American Dream.
 

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Contents

Section 1
8
Section 2
13
Section 3
18
Section 4
24
Section 5
50
Section 6
75
Section 7
84
Section 8
99
Section 10
128
Section 11
138
Section 12
143
Section 13
148
Section 14
167
Section 15
172
Section 16
179
Copyright

Section 9
119

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About the author (2007)

Horatio Alger was born in Massachusetts in 1832. He was a graduate of Harvard University. He was considered one of the most renown writers of the 19th Century. His protagonists were usually young boys who struggled from poverty to achieve success in life. He wrote over 100 books with that theme. His titles include "Ragged Dick," "Adrift in New York," 'Sink or Swim," and "The Odds Against Him," "Rough and Ready,"Sam's Chance,"and "Paul the Peddler." Alger died in 1899.

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